Facebook Bans Myanmar Military Altogether

Ads from Tatmadaw-linked commercial entities are also prohibited

Yangon, Myanmar, in calmer times StockByM/iStock

Earlier this month, Facebook said it would “significantly” reduce the distribution of content from pages and profiles run by the Myanmar Military, or the Tatmadaw, due to spreading misinformation following the military coup that occurred in the country Feb. 1. Late Wednesday, the social network took things further.

david.cohen@adweek.com David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.